The Details Are In The Devil

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I love thought experiments. They allow us to understand complex systems that don’t fit into the laboratory. They have been an invaluable tool in the scientific inventory for centuries. Here’s my thought experiment for today. Imagine a room. In a room dirt collects, as you might imagine. In my household…

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What frog science can teach us about global warming

A Frog Revival From World Climate Report About 15 to 20 years ago, folks began to notice problems in amphibian communities around the world. At first, physical deformities were being noticed and then large population declines were being documented. The finger was initially pointed at the coal industry, with an idea that perhaps mercury was…

McShane & Wyner Hockey Stick Smackdown – redux

WUWT readers may remember this popular article from August 30th, 2010 New paper makes a hockey sticky wicket of Mann et al 98/99/08 and then The Team’s response RC’s response to McShane and Wyner: a case of orange cones which gave rise to Josh’s cartoon and this cartoon coffee mug: Patrick Hadley writes in comments today: OT…

News Bites – Real Climate Progress In Cancun

From the GWPF Green Agenda Kicked Into UN Black Hole The climate change conference in Cancún has ended with failure to set a target date for the reduction of carbon emissions. The Mexican hosts persuaded 192 out of 193 countries to accept the “Cancún agreement” by the simple trick of aiming for the lowest common…